Training

Training

Regulation 15(7) of the CDM Regulations 2015 states "A contractor must not employ or appoint a person to work on a construction site unless that perso

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Working at Height

Working at Height

Falls from Heights are still the biggest killer in the UK's construction sector and work that involves people leaving the ground needs to be planned m

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Asbestos

Asbestos

Construction workers in the UK are among a high-risk group, primarily because asbestos was so prevalent for so long in the country's older buildings

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Silica Dust

Silica Dust

Silica is a natural substance found in most rocks, sand and clay and in products such as bricks and concrete. In the workplace these materials create

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Face Fit Testing

Face Fit Testing

Where Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is used, it must be able to provide adequate protection for individual wearers. RPE can't protect the wea

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Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Manual handling injuries are part of a wider group of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The term ‘musculoskeletal disorders’ covers any injury, da

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Overhead Services

Overhead Services

Accidental contact with live overhead power lines kills people and causes many serious injuries every year. People are also harmed when a person or ob

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